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Hunt begins for UAE’s next generation of talented writers

Hunt begins for UAE’s next generation of talented writers

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, minister of culture and knowledge development, recently announced the launch of the Preparing Young Authors programme. The initiative will set out to find promising writers with diverse expertise in novels, poetry, personal experiences, short …

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Community workshops inspire young generation of artists

Community workshops inspire young generation of artists

More than just a venue to house art works from established artists, the soon-to-open Guggenheim Abu Dhabi aims to inspire creativity among residents, particularly the younger generations. Showcasing pieces from the Guggenheim collection, the current exhibition in Manarat Al Saadiyat …

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We speak to the best Emirati filmmaker in the business

We speak to the best Emirati filmmaker in the business

Speaking to Abu Dhabi World ahead of a free public screening of his latest film, The Worthy, filmmaker Ali Mostafa is refreshingly honest with his feelings about horror thrillers, despite the fact his latest film falls in said genre. The …

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Spring has sprung and this is your chance to make the most of it

Spring has sprung and this is your chance to make the most of it

The cool breeze in the air of winter has given way to the warm glow of spring in the UAE. It’s time to make the most of the season and for children to enjoy spring break before it heats up …

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What historic building is getting an amazing upgrade?

What historic building is getting an amazing upgrade?

Renovation and expansion works on the historic Qasr Al Hosn will be completed in 2018. When finished, the downtown cultural landmark will feature new attractions including a Musalla (an open area used for praying), a cultural complex with library, a …

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Exciting new project announced in the capital

Exciting new project announced in the capital

Traditional retail is making a comeback with the announcement of a new development. Abu Dhabi Municipality has signed an agreement with Al Qudra Holding to construct a traditional souk worth AED 750m. The new shopping district will be located between …

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The Garden City gets set to celebrate its unique culture

The Garden City gets set to celebrate its unique culture

What do camels have in common with music? Discover this and much more at the Al Ain cultural programme UNESCO World Heritage sites, historical forts, royal residences – Al Ain is undoubtedly the cultural heartland of the emirate, if not …

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Nothing to do this weekend? We’ve got a plan for your every need

Nothing to do this weekend? We’ve got a plan for your every need

Find time to do the things you love with these designer weekends suited to every taste and talent What’s your passion in life? Perhaps you live for fitness and can’t wait to get on two wheels every weekend, or maybe …

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The beautiful Garden City comes in to the spotlight

The beautiful Garden City comes in to the spotlight

With its lush greenery, rolling red dunes and historical sites, Al Ain doesn’t always get the attention it deserves alongside its flashier metropolitan neighbours. But now the spotlight is turning to the Garden City with the launch of a new …

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Eight amazing ways to make this weekend full of awesome

Eight amazing ways to make this weekend full of awesome

That’s right folks, the working week is over and the weekend is preparing to whisk you away to a world of happiness. Whether you’re holding firm on that ‘new year, new me’ diet, have little ones in tow or just want …

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